I think it's really important to know a bit about the internals of a car, so that when you are getting your car serviced you can talk intelligently with the auto technician. As well, there are many easy DIY jobs you can do on your car to save your some money which can make all the difference when you are young and starting out. This site is where I am recording everything I am teaching my kids about auto servicing, and because I think it will be useful to many other families as well. I hope you find it useful for your family.
1 August 2018
One of the things you likely did when you purchased your European manufactured car is find a local business that handles euro car repairs. If you have recently moved, you may be looking for a new repair business near your new home. Unfortunately, this may not be easy if you don't know what you are looking for or if you don't have a referral to a suitable repair shop. Here are three main services you should look for if you need a mechanic who is skilled in euro car repairs.
5 June 2018
When it comes to overall safety behind the wheel on busy roads, there are two critical systems on every modern-day car and truck that need your attention. The first is the braking system and the second (which does not receive as much attention as the former) is your power steering. If you're one of those people who hasn't paid much attention to the PAS, how can you get up to speed?
13 April 2018
One of the easiest way to determine whether you need car repairs is to listen out for unusual noises or sounds. Many failing car components will often produce a strange sound depending on the underlying issue. The brakes are a key safety mechanism when you're on the road. For this reason, it is significant to watch out for any signs that your car brakes could be failing. Problematic car brakes may produce unusual sounds.
17 January 2017
Most modern vehicles have a differential. A differential is the mechanical component on your vehicle's drivetrain that divides the engine's torque two ways, so that the wheels can turn at different speeds when required. Repairing your differentials immediately you notice that they are experiencing problems will help you retain control of your vehicle when conditions get tough on the road. It will also ensure you avoid the need for early replacements, which cost much more than the repairs.
10 November 2016
Tyre blowouts can cause serious damage to a truck if the driver lacks experience in how to retain control of the loaded truck in those situations. This article discusses some helpful tips that inexperienced truck drivers should implement in order to avoid costly damage to their trucks during a tyre blowout. Avoid Hitting the Brakes Many drivers instinctively hit the brakes once a tyre on their vehicle blows out. Hitting the brakes as soon as a tyre blows out may be risky.